Book
Dutch

De volledige Villon

François Villon (author), Ernst Van Altena (translator)
Extra subject
POE, Gedichten, tweetalig
Title
De volledige Villon / Villon Francois ; [vert.] door Ernst van Altena
Author
François Villon
Translator
Ernst Van Altena
Language
Dutch
Publisher
Rotterdam: Aristos, 1998
448 p.
Note
Met Nederlandse en Franse tekst Vert. uit het Frans
ISBN
90-6935-125-0

About François Villon

François Villon (pronounced [fʁɑ̃swa vijɔ̃] in modern French; in fifteenth-century French, [frɑnswɛ vilɔn], c. 1431 – c. 1463) is the best known French poet of the Late Middle Ages. He was involved in criminal behavior and had multiple encounters with law enforcement authorities. Villon wrote about some of these experiences in his poems.

Biography

Birth

Villon was born in Paris in 1431. One source gives the date as 19 April, 1432 [O.S. April 1, 1431] .

Early life

Villon's real name may have been François de Montcorbier or François des Loges: both of these names appear in official documents drawn up in Villon's lifetime. In his own work…Read more on Wikipedia